A 3-Season Rainbow of Color Rainbow Sensation Weigela, Weigela ‘Kolmagira’ PP20384, is a deciduous shrub that provides outstanding, three-season color. It would make a lovely container plant, or an impressive showing on a slope or hillside. The Rainbow Sensation Weigela is sometimes considered an “old fashioned” plant, and seeing one can certainly bring to mind Grandma’s garden in the spring. The profusion of dainty pink, funnel-shaped, fragrant blossoms on a warm spring day, replete with flitting butterflies and hummingbirds is as enchanting an experience as one could ever hope for. Your Rainbow Sensation Weigela provides a rainbow of color from spring to fall. Even without the stunning floral display, this compact, mounded plant brightens up any location. The variegated foliage is a gracefully-pointed oval shape with hints of pink amid the green and light yellow highlights. An old-fashioned plant with improved appeal, the Rainbow Sensation Weigela is terrific choice for your landscape. It’s sure to provide you with a “rainbow of color” for many years to come. * First Editions® Plants* Three Season Color* Variegated Foliage* Attracts Butterflies.
Tough, beautiful native Let’s face it. Sometime native plants just aren’t that pretty or are a little fussy. But here is a native that is both beautiful and easy! Kodiak Orange Diervilla (Kodiak™ Orange Diervilla rivularis ‘G2X88544’ PPAF) is a tough native plant that thrives in both sun and shade, AND is drought-tolerant. What a deal! This bush honeysuckle isn’t a true honeysuckle so it’s not invasive like many natives can be. It plays well with its garden neighbors, for sure. But don’t take that as it being a garden sissy. This shrub takes fall color seriously with its glowing orange fall foliage. It is like a beacon in the fall landscape. As a native, Kodiak Orange Diervilla is an ecofriendly alternative to a typical burning bush, which you might have in your landscape now. Fall isn’t the only season Kodiak Orange shines in, either. It boasts bright yellow flowers in early summer, too. Add to that deer-resistance, disease resistance and that it can even grow in dry shade and you have a most excellent landscape plant. Try a few in even your most challenging sites. You’ll be thrilled you did! * Dry shade tolerant (color is best with some sun) * Yellow flower clusters all summer * Glowing orange-red fall foliage.
Exceptional Flowers, Foliage and Fall Berries Pearl Glam Beautyberry certainly delivers on what its name seems to promise. It’s a beautiful shrub with glamorous “pearls” of purple berries. Second only to the lovely berries is Pearl Glam’s remarkable foliage, a dark purple shade that never fails to draw the eye in any setting. Pearl Glam Beautyberry, Callicarpa x ‘NCCX2’, is a hybrid that combines the best attributes of its parent plants to provide a more upright form and remarkable color. It has enhanced dark purple foliage and white clusters of summer blossoms. When the flowers are done, clusters of purple berries appear along the branches for a remarkable display through the fall that will delight both you and your wildlife. Your Pearl Glam Beautyberry is a deciduous shrub that will grow up to 5 feet in height with an equal spread. It is resistant to disease and pests, and requires little or no maintenance. Plant a few for a flashy border, or even just one by your patio where you can enjoy its long-lasting display of color. The branches and berries are also excellent for floral arrangements in the fall, where they can continue to gift you with their texture and color well into the winter months. Pearl Glam Beautyberry is clearly an exceptional and unique shrub with a great deal to offer, and requiring less space than some other varieties. Try one today! * Decorative foliage* Summer flowers* Fall color and berries* Fast growing.
Versatile Shrub Leaves Turn From Red to Green Kodiak Red Diervilla (Kodiak™ Red Diervilla rivularis ‘G2X885411’ PPAF) is a rugged native plant that has a great wild, but refined look. This plant is equally at home in your naturalized garden as well as your formal foundation planting. It does well in both sun and shade, and is drought-tolerant to boot. Like other diervilla, this bush honeysuckle isn’t a true honeysuckle which means that it’s not invasive like many native honeysuckles can be. This isn’t a shrinking violet in the garden, though. Kodiak Red starts out in spring with beautiful red leaves that fade to a pretty green. All the new growth throughout the year starts out red, too. It’s like Christmas all year! Kodiak Red sports light yellow flowers in early summer, too. What a great color show! It is also deer-resistant, disease resistant and grows in dry shade. Try it in your most challenging sites or for naturalizing, foundation plantings, hedges, wildlife gardens and mixed borders. This is one of those great and versatile native plants that you should own. * Dry shade tolerant * Yellow flowers all summer * Red foliage fades to green.
Dramatic Foliage Spring Through Fall What could be more captivating than the sight of burgundy/black foliage in your yard? The eye can’t help but be drawn to such dramatic color, so different from the expected greens and bright flower tones usually present. Kodiak Black Bush provides that arresting display, exhibiting deep burgundy hues so dark that they’re almost black in tone. The glossy foliage is most impressive in full sun (or part shade), and Kodiak Black Bush is one of the best shade-tolerant shrubs you’ll find on the market today. The most intense foliage color appears in spring and fall, with autumn tones adopting hues of vivid red. As if the remarkable leaves weren’t enough, clusters of yellow, trumpet-shaped flowers appear in summer. Each delicate blossom features protruding, white stamens for an additional decorative note. The effect of the yellow against the deep, contrasting color of the leaves is stunning. Your Kodiak Black Bush Honeysuckle is a deciduous, multi-stemmed shrub growing up to 4 feet tall, with a 4 foot spread. It has a dense nature and mounding habit. Kodiak Black Bush is adaptive to a variety of soils and quite hardy. Deer leave it alone and it requires little care from you. Kodiak Black Bush would make a great foundation plant, or would add some contrast to your perennial bed. These are also quite stunning when planted en masse in a naturalized area. Kodiak Black Bush Honeysuckle is one of the Proven Winners series so you can be assured of its performance in your own yard year after year! * Summer flowers* Fall interest* Drought tolerant* Great for erosion control.
Exclusive Pink Variety of Popular Chaste Shrub Pink Pinnacle Chaste Shrub, Vitex agnus-castus ‘V07-SC-OP-4’, is an exclusive offering of Nature Hills. It’s an ornamental shrub with gorgeous, pink blooms and would look right at home next to your front porch or patio. It’s also an outstanding choice for a short hedge along your sidewalk or driveway. Your Pink Chaste Shrub is best known for its long spikes of floral brilliance that create a stand-out vision in any landscape. The long panicles of delightfully-pink blossoms gradually open from the bottom and extend out, reaching upward above the vibrant, green foliage. Simply tweak off the spent blooms and the floral show will continue all summer long. The flowers can even be brought inside by clipping a few cuttings for floral arrangements. The flowers also work well in craft projects, and can easily be picked early in the season to hang and dry for later use. When the flowers have gone, dark berries follow the flowers for an additional decorative touch. These versatile berries are sometimes dried and used for a variety of purposes (including spices or medicinal uses). Pink Vitex Shrubs even has decorative foliage that is compound and palmate. Each large, aromatic leaf consists of several 2 to 4-inch leaflets that feature elegant tapering and silver-toned undersides (with an overall appearance that lends texture to the garden setting). Pink Vitex Shrubs will grow up to 4 feet in height with an equal spread. It has a compact, rounded habit with a slightly bushy nature. It has some drought and salt tolerance. With its similar bloom to Lilacs, Pink Chaste is an excellent choice for Lilac-lovers who reside in warmer climates (where lilac trees would struggle). It’s even insect and disease resistant and deer tend to pass it by. With its adaptability to a variety of soils and generally hardy nature, Pink Chaste is a shrub that asks for little but gives a lot in return. It’s easy to see why Chaste Shrubs are so beloved among gardeners. They provide enduring beauty without the need for much care, and Pink Chaste is no exception. Don’t miss this terrific opportunity to have one of these Nature Hills’ exclusives for your home this year! * Long-lasting, fragrant flowers * Adaptive to a variety of soils * Drought tolerant (once established) * Evergreen * Works well as a dried flower.
The first perfectly dwarf chaste tree! Have you ever seen a Chaste Tree in full bloom? There is nothing quite like it – deep sky blue spires reaching up like candles all over the tree. It instantly commands attention in a garden. Unfortunately, you might not always have room for another tree in your garden. Well thanks to a new breakthrough in breeding we now have the first perfectly dwarf chaste tree that will fit into ANY garden! Blue Puffball Vitex has the exact same characteristics of the tree form that you know and love, just in a perfectly compact ball-shaped plant! The deep blue, fragrant flowers cover the bush from June through September. The flowers form on new growth, so even when in dies back in the winter in colder climates, you can expect a great summer show next year. Blue Puffball only grows 3’-4’ tall and wide. It fits perfectly in your border or in your bed. The round shape lends itself to just about any pot style, too, so buy a couple to flank your front door and have the most talked-about entryway in the neighborhood. Use Blue Puffball in place of catmint, lavender or sage in your garden and enjoy the fresh new take on lavender-blue spikey plants. Blue Puffball will grow quickly to fill in bare spots in your foundation plantings or border. Order yours today so you can be enjoying the beauty soon. * Striking blue flowers* First ever dwarf vitex* Perfect in containers.
A Mound of Snowy Flowers in Spring Snowmound Spirea is a dwarf, ornamental shrub with lovely flowers. Plant one for a decorative shrub border or use as a foundation planting. Your Snowmound Spirea’s most impressive feature is its spectacular clusters of pure white flowers that begin in May. Gathered together in small corymbs, the tiny bouquets of blossoms will virtually cover the arching branches of your Snowmound. It really lives up to its name, being so covered with flowers that it will appear as a “mound’ of “snow” in your spring landscape. Unlike with snow however, Butterflies and other pollinators will come in for a peek and contribute to the celebration of life that spring always seems to usher in. As spring moves into summer, the dense, blue-green foliage will provide a lush appearance for your Snowmound until it transitions to a coppery-yellow for autumn. Snowmound Spirea will grow to 4 feet tall with a 7-foot spread. It’s a compact shrub with graceful, spreading branches. There are no significant disease or insect issues to be concerned about and Snowmound tolerates a wide variety of soils. Snowmound is a relatively carefree shrub that will grow naturally beautiful, but it doesn’t mind some pruning if you’d prefer to customize its shape. There are many ornamental shrubs, and Snowmound Spirea is certainly a stand-out among them. If you’d like a touch of snow’s brilliance in spring, but without the cold weather, try a Snowmound Spirea. * Prolific spring flowers * Fall color * Wildlife interest * Dark green foliage.
Fast-Growing and Hardy Shrub The Cheyenne Privet is a fast-growing, hardy privet that can be pruned to any shape. It’s perfect for your garden as a background plant or grow it as a trimmed hedge. The outstanding feature of this shrub is its ability to be pruned to almost any desired shape. Whether you have a small spot between buildings you’d like to fill, or space for a privacy hedge around your pool, this hardy shrub can do the job. You don’t even have to worry about the right time of year for pruning. This shrub accepts pruning all year round. Everything about this shrub speaks of its strength. The branches are multi-stemmed, the complex structure adding durability. Its dark green, lance-shaped leaves adhere to stiff upright branches. The leaves are known to cling to the branches longer than most, so you’ll still have green color into early winter. It doesn’t mind what type of soil you have or if it’s dry or moist. If you’re in an urban environment, the Cheyenne can handle it. It will thrive in sun or partial shade. In almost any conditions, the Cheyenne seems to love it all. It’s even fast-growing, and long-lived. If left un-pruned your Cheyenne can reach 8 feet in height with a 6 foot spread. It will have scented white panicles of flowers in the spring and small, round black berries that persist into the winter. Birds will appreciate your thoughtfulness for the extra winter treat. For an adaptable shrub you can prune and forget, the Cheyenne Privet is the perfect carefree choice. * Panicles of White Flowers in Spring* Green Leaves Persist Through Winter* Fast Growing.
Beautiful Catkins Made for Cutting Gardens French Pussy Willow Tree (salix caprea) is a classic harbinger of spring. The dainty branches covered in fuzzy catkins are sure signs that spring is around the corner. The large, fuzzy, silvery buds are great for forcing indoors and are often sold for high prices at your local florist. This selection sold by Nature Hills is a choice plant for your cutting garden or garden bed. Like all willows, French Pussy Willow trees thrive by water and can handle full sun or light shade. They have a beautiful and graceful form that will elevate any garden, but they are mainly grown for the amazing catkins they produce in late winter and early spring. According to legend, the pussy willow gets its name because many springtime’s ago a mother cat was crying at the bank of the river. Her kittens had been chasing butterflies and had fallen in the water and were drowning. The willows at the river’s edge longed to help her, so they swept their long graceful branches into the waters to rescue the tiny kittens. The kittens gripped on so tightly to their branches that every spring the willows sprout tiny fur-like buds at their tips where the tiny kittens clung to safety. French Pussy Willow Tree will be a welcome addition to any landscape or garden bed and will fill your vases with lovely branches every spring. * Graceful but hardy plants * Great for cutting gardens * Thrives in wet spots in your garden.
A Cool Splash of Color Cool Splash Honeysuckle is a deciduous shrub with ornamental features. Plant several for a small hedge along your garage or use a couple as foundation plants. These are especially lovely in a naturalized area on a hillside or rough location that needs some definition. Your Cool Splash Honeysuckle will soon become one of your favorite shrubs for its exquisite, variegated foliage. The 4-inch, ovate leaves feature dark green centers surrounded by yellow-tinted, creamy white margins. It’s a lovely presence in any setting! Panicles of trumpet-shaped blooms appear in late spring/early summer, their brilliant yellow an elegant contrast against the showy red stems. Cool Splash will lend a lush, full appearance to your landscape, with foliage reaching all the way to the ground so no facer plants will be required. Cool Splash will grow up to 4 feet in height with an equal spread. It is densely-branched, with a rounded habit and arching nature. Cool Splash is low maintenance so won’t require much of your time or effort, but is amenable to pruning if you so desire. You can plant it almost anywhere, but you’ll have the best foliage color in full sun. It’s reasonably long lived, reaching an age of 20 years under optimal conditions. Your Cool Splash is aptly named as it’s a “cool splash” of color anywhere you place it in your yard. It’s a beautiful shrub with exceptional features that you won’t want to miss out on this year! * Variegated foliage * Fragrant spring flowers * Adaptive to a variety of soils * Deer resistant * Long lived * Erosion tolerant * Works well in containers .